The In Position m7b5 Arpeggio

The In Position m7b5 Arpeggio

We’ll be covering all 4 fingerings of the Bm7b5 arpeggio today

When you stack another 3rd on top of a dim triad in a major scale, you get a m7b5 chord.

Bm7b5 is chord VII in the key of C.
The 7th scale degree in a major scale is a always a m7b5 chord. The triad on VII is Bdim, the 4-note chord is Bm7b5

We covered the in position diminished arpeggio here:

The Bdim Arpeggios In Position

We are just adding 1 note to those Bdim fingerings: the note A, to make it a Bm7b5 arpeggio.
This gives following Bm7b5 arpeggios:

bm7b5-arpeggios

Jam with these fingerings till complete memorization.

A fun way to practice these arpeggios, is over a G7 1-chord groove backing track.
The notes in a Bm7b5 chord are: B D F A
The notes in a G7 chord are G B D F
The A note in the Bm7b5 arpeggio, creates a G9 sound played over the G7 chord.

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